GZ's Mauled Wine (Mulled Wine)

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Active: 15 min
  • Yield: 6 to 10 servings
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One 750-milliliter bottle full-bodied red wine

1 cup honey 

1/2 cup brandy 

1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 

1 teaspoon whole cloves

1 teaspoon whole allspice berries

3 cinnamon sticks 

Peel from 1 orange 

One 3-inch piece ginger, peeled and sliced 

Whole star anise, for garnish 


  1. Put the wine, honey, brandy, lemon juice, cloves, allspice, cinnamon sticks, orange peel and ginger in a saucepan and bring to a low simmer. Strain through a fine-mesh strainer and transfer to a thermal container or large teapot.
  2. Pour into glasses, garnish with star anise and serve.